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Sailing Yachts
CLASSIC < 100'
- 36' Josephine II
- 47' Elsa
- Eagle 54
- 55' Tintagel
- 56' Bartelli II
- 57' Jenny
- 60' Schwanensee
- 65' D'Oude Liefde
- 65' Cheliacaroca
- 70' Kim
- 70' Joss
- 72' Baruna restoration
- 74' Copihue
CLASSIC > 100'
- 100' Sea Dragon (ex Sapphire)
- 100' Reesle
- 105' Classic Sloop
- 108' Shamoun
- 115' F-class Firefly
- 125' This is us
- 156' sloop Wisp
- 165' Henriette
- 175' Erica XII
- 180' Marie
- 180' Adele
- 186' Zeus
- 190' Ketch
- 200' Expedition Schooner
- 203' Athos
- 262' Schooner
TRULY CLASSIC
- TC 51
- TC 51 Alexa
- TC 56
- TC 65
- TC 68 Kingfisher
- TC 73 Dixbay
- TC 75 Braveheart of Sark
- TC 78 Drumfire
- TC 78 Bontekoning
- TC 78 Heartbeat
- TC 80 Palmyre
- TC 80 Mulligan
- TC 85 Velacarina
- TC 90 Kealoha
- TC 90-2 Atalante
- TC 90-3 Acadia
- TC 90-4
- TC 108 Eugenia VII
- TC 108 Simba
- TC 128 Atalante
- TC 128-2
- TC 128 -3
J-CLASS
- Lionheart
- J8 Topaz
- J9
- Svea J-S1
- Enterprise
PILOT CLASSIC
- 33' Essence 33
- 36' Tintel
- 37' Wally nano
- 37' Pilot Classic
- 55' Pilot Classic
- 63' Flying Heart
- 66' Pilot Classic
- 68' Pilot Classic
- 74' Albatros
- 77' Pilot Classic
- 85' Windhunter II
- 132' / 40 m Pilgrim
- 152' Pilot Classic Elfje
- 164' / 50 m Pilot Classic
- 192' Pilot Classic
- 197' / 60 m Pilgrim
SEMI CLASSIC
- 57' McConaghy
- 67' McConaghy
- 66' Amoenitas
- 68' Noordhinder
- 70' Jan de Vries
- 80' Emotion
- 82' Ghaccio Bollente
- 87' Sloop
- 90' Whirlwind (ex Aeolian)
- 104' Happy Four
- 148' Wellenreiter
- 165' Sloop Victoria
- 210' Modern Classic Ketch
MODERN
- 68' Modern Cruiser Racer
- 75' La Nina
- 77ft Modern Ketch
- 80' Tempest
- 82' Bharlin Blue
- 92' Aphrodite I
- 94' Cruiser Racer
- 100' Skipper
- 101' Modern Cruiser Racer
- 107' High latitude expedition yacht
- 125' Temptation
- 133' Sloop
- 140' Aphrodite II
Motor Yachts
MOTORYACHTS
- 60' Motoryacht
- 22m Seven I
- 27m retro-styled motor
- 90' motoryacht
- 35m Desperado
- 52m Hollander walkaround
- 56m expedition motoryacht
- 55m Ceres Project
- 56m Hollander wide-body
Dutch Leeboard Yachts
LEMSTERAKEN
- 10.75 m Lemsteraak
- 11.00 m Lemsteraak
- 11.50 m Lemsteraak
- 12.15 m Lemsteraak
- 12.25 m Lemsteraak
- 13.00 m Lemsteraak
- 14.00 m Lemsteraak
- 14.32 m Lemsteraak
- 16.00 m Lemsteraak
- 16.50 m Lemsteraak
- 17.00 m Lemsteraak
- 18.50 m Lemsteraak
VISSERMAN AKEN
- 11.85 m Visserman
- 12.25 m Visserman
- 12.85 m visserman
- 15.75 m Visserman
- 16.0 m Visserman
- 16.50 m Visserman
FRIES JACHT
- 6.20 m Fries jacht Anna
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152' Pilot Classic Elfje

This spectacular Pilot Classic ketch, with a length over deck of 46 metres, is one of two superyachts based on our designs that is built at Royal Huisman. Almost half a year of research went into the project, including extensive Computational Fluid Dynamics studies on various hull shapes. The design was ultimately put to the test at the MARIN tank testing laboratories in the Netherlands using a six-metre scale model. Wind tunnel tests were carried out at the Wolfson Unit in the UK, where various sail configurations were also tried. Last but not least, the structure of the yacht was modelled in 3D and analysed for stiffness and rigidity with Finite Element Modelling techniques. 
Many new features are being developed for the project. They include a lifting keel with a trim tab, a carbon bowsprit with integrated UD furlers, and an integrated code zero furler, resulting in a low tack and clean look. This is the first time an engineering feat of this nature has been implemented. The yacht will also feature several new ideas in terms of technology, such as a 50 kW permanent magnet generator driven by the main engine. This will make the use of a diesel driven generator obsolete when the main engine is running. The variable speed generators will reduce weight and volume, improve output and hydraulic capacity, and decrease the carbon footprint. An emphasis on the yacht's green credentials has been paramount throughout the design process.
The general arrangement of the interior was designed by our office in close cooperation with Justin Redman and Tony Dixon from the RWD office, which is responsible for the interior styling. The spectacular interior will have a delicate touch, with remarkable use of light materials. Prior Yacht Management was entrusted with the construction management.

 

 

 

SPECIFICATIONS

    52.0 m
    37.9 m
    9.0 m
    4.5 - 7.1 m
    1385 m2
    Royal Huisman
    2014